USWNT can't wait to face France in a match worthy of a final
Some were even appearing BEFORE the "United States got lucky against Spain" (Hope Solo).
France needed 2OT to barely beat Brasil. I'll gloat a little bit if neither the US nor France wins it all.They didn’t score from open play and their second penalty was very soft – if it was a penalty at all. I watched the replay in the broadcasting booth over and over again, and none of us could see if Rose Lavelle was touched or not....
Anyhow, people are excited:
The article was published June 24. The StubHub link now shows a single ticket for €137, with the rest all €200 or more now that the game is only a day away.France-United States match could become most expensive game in Women's World Cup history
... The cheapest tickets available on StubHub are being sold for €740.78, or the equivalent of $844.73. One user is selling a pair of tickets for €12,450 ($14,196.98) — although the seat locations aren’t listed — and there are 28 sets of tickets going for at least $2,000.
The Women’s World Cup is obviously a massive worldwide event and only occurs every four years, but these prices are well outside the norm. Tickets for Thursday's quarterfinal match between England and Norway range between $28.51 and $169.91.
The prices are especially impressive considering how much lower they were at the last Women’s World Cup. As ESPN pointed out, the USWNT’s quarterfinal match against China had an average resale price of $165, while the final against Japan had a high of $368....
Proofreading/link checking edit: The ticket for €137 is gone.
Parc des Princes in Paris has a seating capacity of 47,929.